Colard, Hector

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Category

Person (Male)

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Standardized form(s) of name according to other rules

Status

  • Amateur / Connected

Details

Life dates

Brussels, 1851 - Brussels - Ixelles, 1923

Activity

1874 - 1900 Bruxelles
° 16.6.1851. Textile merchant. Member of the ABP from 10.9.1874. In the ABP membership lists sometimes "M. Colard" or "H. Collard". In charge of the publication of the Bulletin de l’ABP from 1882 until 1892. Translated several works by H.P. Robinson, published by Gauthier-Villars in Paris in the 1880s and 1890s. Moonlight photographs in 1887. Played a prominent part in the creation of a photographic museum in the "Musée des Arts décoratifs et industriels" in Brussels in 1896. One of the two Belgian members of the Linked Ring, the English pictorialist circle, elected on 25.6.1892 under the pseudonym "Innocent Abroad". The other member was Alexandre [Albert Edouard Drains]. Member of the "Photo-Club de Paris".  Colard’s broad international outlook made him an ideal intermediary from the intellectual and aesthetic standpoints between the different pictorialist trends of the French and English schools.
1901 - 1914 Bruxelles - Ixelles
Still active in the early 1920s.

Locations

1874 - 1900 Bruxelles
1901 - 1914 Bruxelles - Ixelles

Exhibitions

Brussels, 1880; Brussels, 1883; Antwerp, 1885; Vienna, Exhibition of the Club der Amateur-Photographen, 1888; London, Photographic Society of Great Britain, 1889; Brussels, 1891; Tokyo, Photographic Society of Japan, 1893; Paris, 1894; Brussels, 1895; London, 1895; Paris, 1895; London, 1896; Paris, 1896; Paris, 1897 (jury member).

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Affiliated entity

Association belge de Photographie

Type of affiliation

Member of

Dates of affiliation

1874 - 1914

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Management

Record source

DIRECTORY_1997#757

Identity of institution

FotoMuseum Provincie Antwerpen

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Dates of creation/revision

SFJ revised 14.4.2017, 19.7.2017 & 3.2.2018, partly based on information supplied by Pool Andries; SFJ revised 22.3.2020 based on information supplied by M. Demaeght

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